Coventry University program

International Business and People Relations

Be encouraged to explore international human resource issues, theory and real world examples on a national and global scale.

This program is part of the BA International Business (Top Up) degree offered by Coventry University

Have the opportunity to unlock knowledge on key aspects of international human resource management

This research-driven program aims to provide a critical evaluation of the globalisation of human resource management (HRM) strategies from various perspectives. You’ll be introduced and encouraged to study the key concepts for understanding international HRM, and explore the practice of managing human resources in an international context.

The intercultural factor will also aim to be examined and appraised from an anthropological point of view. This perspective aims to place emphasis on the operational aspect of the organisation of performance-efficient systems of work in international settings.

Courses

5 courses

Delivered by expert academics

Coventry secured a gold rating in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is the University of the Year for Student Experience 2019 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Please note that the staff described in the 'Who will you learn with?' section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Xue Zhou is an Assistant Professor in Project Management at Coventry University. She teaches International Business and People Relations on the BA International Business (Top-Up) degree programme.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate the relationship between culture and organisational life

  • Identify and contrast the key areas of similarity and difference in HR practice between countries

  • Assess and critique strategic international HR with global business strategy approaches

  • Calculate and critically analyse the impact and effectiveness of international assignments.

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